Print Management Services Tender Wolverhampton

Print Management Services Tender Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton seeks to establish a Framework of suppliers for the provision of its print management services.

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Printing and related services

2019/S 109-265917

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Wolverhampton
MX Building, Camp Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1AD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902321000
E-mail: procurement@wlv.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKG
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.wlv.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://wlv.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://wlv.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://wlv.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Print Management Services

Reference number: 19-15

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79800000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Wolverhampton seeks to establish a framework of suppliers for the provision of its print management services.

It is envisaged that this Framework Agreement will be let for a period of three (3) years (with an option to extend for up to a further 1 year (subject to satisfactory performance and agreement by both parties).

The requirement is split into three (3) lots. Bidders can apply for more than 1 lot.

Lot 1: Volume Print (Prospectuses) will be awarded to a single supplier.

Lot 2: Print Support (General Printing Services) will form a framework of a maximum of three (3) suppliers.

Lot 3: Informative and Promotional Display Print will form a framework of a maximum of three (3) suppliers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Volume Print (Prospectuses)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22458000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Wolverhampton is seeking to appoint a suitable supplier for the provision of its volume print services, mainly prospectuses.

A proportion of the University’s print jobs are produced by its in-house Digital Print Services Unit. This work includes corporate stationery, specific event invites, internal departmental publicity material, posters to name but a few. This is a relationship that will continue throughout the contract. This contract refers to a requirement for larger scale ad-hoc projects but not limited to, including the University’s Undergraduate and Postgraduate Prospectuses.

We are looking for a supplier partner who offers high quality in terms of goods and/or services that are ‘fit for purpose’ and can also offer excellent value for money over the entire contract period.

The Qualification section will be assessed on a pass/fail basis in accordance with the standard qualification questions implemented by the Crown Commercial Services (CCS)/Cabinet Office.

The requirements here include:

— the tenderer must have a Credit Safe Score of ?30,

— the successful contractor must have a minimum of 2 000 000 GBP public liability insurance,

— the successful contractor must have a minimum of 5 000 000 GBP employers indemnity insurance,

— the tenderer must have a minimum annual turnover of 77 000 GBP.

Additional qualification elements are as follows:

— the tenderer must hold ISO14001 (Environmental Management) certification,

— the tenderer must hold FSC accreditation.

This Agreement will be available for use by other Public Bodies in Wolverhampton and Partner Authorities in the West Midlands Combined Authority, including but not limited to, City of Wolverhampton Council and Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Quality criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 30/11/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Will be renewed based on contract period/extension option.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The top scoring 5 tenderers will be automatically taken to the next stage of ITT assessment (‘Award Stage’).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

However in order to allow this contract to be used for potential funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (ESIF), European Regional Development Fund. (ERDF) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body e.g. LEP’s.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Print Support (General Printing Services)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Wolverhampton would like to form a framework of a maximum of 3 suppliers for the provision of print support services.

Suppliers must be able to offer high quality in terms of goods and/or services that are ‘fit for purpose’ and that can also demonstrate excellent value for money over the entire contract period.

A proportion of the University’s print jobs are produced by its in-house Digital Print Services Unit. This work includes corporate stationery, specific event invites, internal departmental publicity material, posters to name but a few. This is a relationship that will continue throughout the contract. This contract refers to a requirement to provide print services with capability that we do not have in house and are able to deliver print service in the agreed time frame.

The qualification section will be assessed on a pass/fail basis in accordance with the standard qualification questions implemented by the Crown Commercial Services (CCS)/Cabinet Office.

The requirements here include:

— the tenderer must have a Credit Safe Score of ?30,

— the successful contractor must have a minimum of 2 000 000 GBP public liability insurance,

— the successful contractor must have a minimum of 5 000 000 GBP employers indemnity insurance,

— the tenderer must have a minimum annual turnover of 130 000 GBP.

Additional qualification elements are as follows:

— the tenderer must hold ISO14001 (Environmental Management) certification,

— the tenderer must hold FSC accreditation.

This Agreement will be available for use by other Public Bodies in Wolverhampton and Partner Authorities in the West Midlands Combined Authority, including but not limited to, City of Wolverhampton Council and Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Quality criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 30/11/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Will be renewed based on contract period/extension option.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The top scoring 5 tenderers will be automatically taken to the next stage of ITT assessment (‘Award Stage’).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

However in order to allow this contract to be used for potential funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (ESIF), European Regional Development Fund. (ERDF) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body e.g. LEP’s.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Informative and Promotional Display Print

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79800000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Wolverhampton would like to appoint a maximum of 3 suppliers to provide high quality printing services using up-to-date methods of work and printing processes. Whilst ensuring compliance with current and evolving printing, environmental and sustainability standards and initiatives, whilst driving through innovation and value for money in their service offering.

Suppliers are expected to work on a wide variety of materials ranging from window vinyls to flags, zap stands through to informative hoardings.

The University has an ambitious growth strategy that includes investment into new buildings, programmes and teaching. As more capital projects get underway we are looking for supplier partners to work with us on being able to create a presence for the University.

The University has an in-house print service unit where on occasion some requirements for this lot may be produced. This is a relationship that will continue throughout the entire period of the Framework Agreement.

The qualification section will be assessed on a pass/fail basis in accordance with the standard qualification questions implemented by the Crown Commercial Services (CCS)/Cabinet Office.

The requirements here include:

— the tenderer must have a Credit Safe Score of ?30,

— the successful contractor must have a minimum of 2 000 000 GBP public liability insurance,

— the successful contractor must have a minimum of 5 000 000 GBP employers indemnity insurance,

— the tenderer must have a minimum annual turnover of 690 000 GBP.

Additional qualification elements are as follows:

— the tenderer must hold ISO14001 (Environmental Management) certification.

This Agreement will be available for use by other Public Bodies in Wolverhampton and Partner Authorities in the West Midlands Combined Authority, including but not limited to, City of Wolverhampton Council and Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Quality criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 30/11/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Will be renewed based on contract period/extension option.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The top scoring 5 tenderers will be automatically taken to the next stage of ITT assessment (‘Award Stage’).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

However in order to allow this contract to be used for potential funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (ESIF), European Regional Development Fund. (ERDF) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body e.g. LEP’s

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 05/07/2019
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

6 months prior to contract expiry.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Wolverhampton
Camp Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1AD
United KingdomInternet address: www.wlv.ac.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/06/2019

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